Amphan Cyclone Relief Services : A Brief Report as on 01 June 2020


The extremely severe cyclone Amphan made landfall over the West Bengal coast on 20 May and left a trail of destruction in many parts of the state and some areas of Bangladesh. The cyclone rendered thousands of people homeless, uprooted trees and electric poles and caused inundation of several areas. Details of the relief operations carried out by our branch centres in response to the disaster are as follows.

View Detailed Reports from our Branch Centres 


INDIA 

West Bengal

Baghbazar centre distributed 2750 tarpaulins, 5000 kg rice, 1000 kg pulses, 5000 kg potatoes, 1253 kg muri (puffed rice), 1253 kg chira (rice flakes), 2500 packets of biscuits, 500 kg milk powder, 1020 kg jaggery and 500 face masks among 3750 families in Kolkata, North 24 Parganas and South 24 Parganas districts from 21 to 31 May.

Baranagar Mission centre served 1850 plates of cooked food in Kolkata from 26 to 28 May.

Belgharia centre served 886 plates of cooked food among 219 families and distributed 3000 kg chira (rice flakes), 900 kg pulses, 150 kg soya chunks, 300 litres cooking oil, 600 kg salt, 600 kg sugar, 600 packets of biscuits and 1200 bars of soap among 600 families in North 24 Parganas district on 29 and 30 May.

Contai centre distributed 1290 kg pulses, 6500 kg potatoes, 1339 kg onions, 1350 kg soya chunks, 675 litres cooking oil, 270 kg assorted spices, 1300 kg sugar and 428 tarpaulins among 1378 families in Purba Medinipur district from 24 to 30 May.

Kasundia centre served 2500 plates of cooked food among 350 families in Howrah from 28 to 31 May.

Kathamrita Bhavan centre served 3480 plates of cooked food and distributed 80 tarpaulins to needy people in Kolkata from 22 to 30 May.

Manasadwip centre provided shelter to 1100 persons and served 14,337 plates of cooked food to 2865 families in Purushottampur, South 24 Parganas district, from 19 to 23 May.

Naora centre served 23,222 plates of cooked food among 6389 families and distributed 300 tarpaulins among 300 families in South 24 Parganas district from 24 to 30 May.

Narendrapur centre served 37,009 plates of cooked food and distributed 191 kg muri (puffed rice), 2700 kg pulses, 4100 kg potatoes, 80 kg soya chunks, 1000 litres cooking oil, 500 kg salt, 32,256 packets of biscuits and 1154 bars of soap among 2700 families in North and South 24 Parganas districts and also 5780 tarpaulins to the victims of the two districts from 20 to 28 May.

Saradapitha centre served 17,900 plates of cooked food and distributed 77 kg rice, 132 kg pulses, 316 kg potatoes, 39 kg soya chunks, 77 litres cooking oil, 2.5 kg turmeric powder, 92 kg salt, 66 kg sugar, 1586 packets of biscuits and 133 bars of soap among 183 families in Howrah and North 24 Parganas districts from 23 to 31 May.

 

Sarisha centre served 57,974 plates of cooked food to 4172 families in South 24 Parganas district in May.

Taki centre served 10,015 plates of cooked food to 400 families in North 24 Parganas district from 25 to 30 May.


OUTSIDE INDIA

Bangladesh

Bagerhat centre distributed 250 kg rice, 480 kg chira, 480 kg muri, 50 kg pulses, 50 kg potatoes, 25 litres cooking oil, 25 kg salt, 480 litres drinking water and 240 bars of soap among 290 families in Khulna and Satkhira districts on 24 and 29 May.


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